These Impossibly Light Basketball Shoes Kind of Feel Like Sweatpants (And Kobe Will Wear Them)

Kobe Bryant, the most decorated basketball player still playing in the NBA, has a new pair of shoes, the Kobe VIII, that's so ridiculously light you can hardly tell you're wearing them. Weighing at only 9.6 ounces, the secret in its lightness is in Nike's new engineered mesh technology. It feels like sweatpants. »11/29/12 7:15pm11/29/12 7:15pm


It Takes Carbon Fiber and Kevlar to Make the Best Basketball Shoes in the World

When you look at basketball shoes, what do you see? A big swoosh. Three stripes. Michael Jordan. A billboard molded to your feet. But do you see the technology? Though maybe not as blatant as an Intel sticker on your laptop, every shoe showcases its own advanced technology. Don't worry, you can't miss it on these, the… »5/09/12 3:30pm5/09/12 3:30pm